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Craig Weller

Craig Weller

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: March 17, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: STL / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 5th   (167th overall)
WHL West Second All-Star Team (2002) Left University of Minnesota-Duluth (WCHA) and signed as a free agent by Kootenay (WHL), January 7, 2001. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 11, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 19, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2008. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to various injuries and as a healthy reserve. Traded to Boston by Minnesota with Alexander Fallstrom and Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Alexander Khokhlachev) in 2011 Entry Draft for Chuck Kobasew, October 18, 2009. Traded to Florida by Boston with Byron Bitz and Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Alexander Petrovic) in 2010 Entry Draft for Dennis Seidenberg and Matt Bartkowski, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Cardiff (Britain), November 1, 2010.
Quote of the Day

He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes